Shares of Exxon Mobil Corp.
advanced 3.37% to $56.42 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. Exxon Mobil Corp. closed $8.51 short of its 52-week high ($64.93), which the company achieved on June 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Chevron Corp.
rose 2.12% to $98.24. Trading volume (23.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 19.0 M.